Miscellaneous

I Captured the Iceland Volcano Eruption from Up Close

It finally happened. Every year we’ve seen it on the news: another volcano in Iceland was going to erupt. The truth is: Iceland has so many volcanoes and there is more than one overdue. But this year we could feel an eruption was getting closer.

This Month in Photography: September 2020

Every last Sunday of the month, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage.

My Photo Backup Workflow with the 3-2-1 Rule

Whether you take your photos professionally or for fun, how many of you out there can truly say you’re are happy with your photo backup strategy? If a drive were to fail, will you lose any photos? If you have a house fire or were to be burgled, do you have a copy elsewhere?

This is an Infrared Photo of Jupiter

Scientists have created the highest-resolution photos of Jupiter ever captured from the ground, including this gorgeous infrared photo created by stacking a large number of exposures.

Great Sunday Reads in Photography

Spend your Sunday the way you’re supposed to, with some great reading. Here’s our roundup of interesting articles and content from around the Web for photographers. Enjoy!

Great Sunday Reads in Photography

Spend your Sunday the way you’re supposed to, with some great reading. Here’s our roundup of interesting articles and content from around the Web for photographers. Enjoy!

Photographic Style Can’t Be ‘Canned’

Conversations around photographic style have always felt a little odd to me for a few reasons. It’s something I get asked about a lot by my students, as they feel that without a style, a visual signature, then they will find it very difficult to differentiate themselves from other working artists.

Creating the Best Possible Kodak Tri-X Black and White Film Simulation

Shooting black and white film over digital in the last few years has changed my approach to photography a great deal. The process of shooting film, from the tactility of the Leica M7 and Rolleiflex 2.8D cameras that I use, to developing and scanning, have given me a much deeper appreciation for the craft of being a photographer.